View Full Version : Anyone ever use Knit One Crochet Too's Tartlette?
12-10-2007, 07:00 AM
Hey! I have been trying to get my guage on this yarn/ribbon for a sleeveless shell pattern and it isn't working up right. Any suggestions?
I would appreciate any help I can get! Thanks!
12-10-2007, 08:13 AM
I don't know if I used that yarn but I did use something that looked a lot like it a long time ago (may even have a bit left in my stash, I'll have to go look.)
When I did use the ribbon yarn, I used it along with another yarn in a scarf so gauge wasn't an issue.
However, if you are having a gauge issue your only recourse, as with any other yarn/gauge issue is to play with needle sizes until you get the gauge you want.
If the pattern calls for a gauge that is close to the gauge you would get with the Tartlette then you shouldn't have to go more than a needle size or 2 up or down. If your pattern gauge and yarn gauge don't match, you will have a harder time getting the right gauge for your garment.
Hope this helps.
12-12-2007, 08:13 AM
Thank you, Susan.
I will just have to keep knitting it up until I find it. The caston can make it a little bit tough. It doesn't stretch as does the knit itself. I can make the cast on(13sts) 4", but the problem is the 24 rows is supposed to equal 4". I'll get it one of these days! Thanks again.